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Japan's Fukoku Life plans to invest in European government agencies' bonds this FY

15 Apr 2019

TOKYO Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance plans to invest in higher-yielding bonds of European government agencies this fiscal year, especially as a dovish monetary policy tilt in many economies has cut returns from foreign sovereign debt.

INTERVIEW-Japan's Fukoku Life sets up 50 bln yen short-term fund to shield against volatility

22 Oct 2018

* Short-term fund may be used to buy foreign and domestic stocks on the dips

INTERVIEW-Fukoku Life plans to continue investing in 'open foreign bonds' this FY

16 Apr 2018

TOKYO, April 16 Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance plans to invest 220 billion yen ($2.05 billion) in open foreign bonds, or foreign bonds without currency hedging, this fiscal year as hedging costs remain high, a senior company executive said on Monday.

Fukoku Life plans to invest $4.59 billion in higher-yielding assets over next five years

19 Apr 2017

TOKYO Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance plans to invest 500 billion yen ($4.59 billion) in higher-yielding assets over the next five years as global bond yields stay low, a senior company official said on Tuesday.

Japan GDP set to fall sharply; may increase stimulus expectations

13 Aug 2014

TOKYO Japan's economy likely shrank sharply in the second quarter, which would be bad news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's growth policies, but it could raise market expectations of further stimulus.

Japan GDP set to fall sharply; may increase stimulus expectations

12 Aug 2014

TOKYO Japan's economy likely shrank sharply in the second quarter, which would be bad news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's growth policies, but it could raise market expectations of further stimulus.

Japan GDP set to fall sharply; may increase stimulus expectations

12 Aug 2014

TOKYO Japan's economy likely shrank sharply in the second quarter, which would be bad news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's growth policies, but it could raise market expectations of further stimulus.

Japan GDP set to fall sharply; may increase stimulus expectations

12 Aug 2014

TOKYO, Aug 13 Japan's economy likely shrank sharply in the second quarter, which would be bad news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's growth policies, but it could raise market expectations of further stimulus.

INTERVIEW-Fukoku Life plans to buy JGBs worth 50 billion yen in H2

11 Oct 2013

TOKYO, Oct 11 Japan's Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance plans to buy domestic bonds worth up to 50 billion yen ($510 million) in the second half of this business year, with a further increase possible in foreign securities depending on market conditions, a senior official said on Friday.

INTERVIEW-Dimensional enters Japan, targets big investors

14 Mar 2013

TOKYO, March 14 Dimensional Fund Advisors has launched in Japan, a rare move for a large foreign asset manager in recent years, and plans to pick up large public funds and institutional investors as clients after clinching a mandate with a big fund last year.

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